Heroic Vendor Rewards

Recently, Empire in Flames introduced a new Heroic Vendor to the game whom players can talk to in order to exchange unusual coins for rare and interesting items. In today’s Friday Feature, we take a look at a familiar face and his Heroic wares – Watto! A staple of Mos Espa, Watto can be found in his junkshop located at /way -2895 2425 on Tatooine. While his shop may not look as impressive as it did in the waning years of the Galactic Republic, the business savvy Toydarian has nevertheless maintained his eye for unique goods and is always willing to make a deal… if you have something worthwhile to trade.

Unlike other vendors, Watto isn’t after credits or junk; he will only offer his wares if you have collected strange coins during your travels. These coins are earned through the successful completion of EiF’s three instances(or Heroics), with each of these instances rewarding their own coin:

  • Plasma Mining Facility – Oily Coin
  • Sith Shrine – Dusty Coin Coin
  • Axkva Min – Hand-struck Coin

Just as the coins are unique, so are the items you can exchange them for. Watto offers skill-enhancing jewelry as well as schematics to make all new Concealable armor pieces, which can be worn underneath clothing while still providing full protection. Never before has being fashionable been so easy! Without further ado, let’s breakdown what each of the rewards are, and what they’ll cost you. 

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EiF Patch Notes 10/15/21

Here are the notes for the game patch released 10/15/2021

Content

  • New Halloween heroic: The Temple of Exar Kun!
    • Reports of disappearing archeologists have begun to swirl around a dark temple on Yavin 4. Others whisper about a shade haunting the temple – a shade that must be confronted before the temple’s depths can be plumbed.
    • Three players are required to begin the instance. The instance can be run once per day, per character.
    • The Temple of Exar Kun will only be accessible for a short time for the Halloween season. Conquer it to acquire unique, limited-time weapons and items!
    • New Exchange location added. (Mina)

Fixes/Changes

  • SWGEmu fixes, including combat now ending appropriately.
  • Tweaked more system messages to remove leading spaces.
  • Multipassenger waypoints should be working again.
  • All trainers are now visible on the planetary map, under appropriate categories.
  • Begun implementation of “utility” objects for new content development.

EiF Patch notes 08/28/2021 

Patch notes 08/28/2021 

The one with a lot of bug fixes
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Fixes

  • Airspeeders should now correctly have high-altitude hovering.
  • Fixed broken base alarm appearances.
  • Equipping jackets or armor should no longer cause belts and bandoleers to hoola-hoop.
  • Removed hair appearance from character creation that shouldn’t have been allowed.
  • Fixed Chiss poacher backpack appearance.
  • Added a couple of missing Jedi strings.
  • Login UI now shows “LOGIN” and “EXIT” instead of “EXIT” and “BACK”.
  • Fixed an issue with battle-damaged assault armor chestplates.
  • Fixed a broadcast issue which required leading spaces on sent messages. (Not all such messages have been fixed yet to remove the leading space.)
  • Multipassenger tweak for more stability.
  • Fixed small memory leak.
  • Fixed weapon crate types.
  • Fixed weapon component crate types.
  • Fixed munition crate types.
  • Fixed armor subcomponent crate types.
  • Fixed armor crate types.
  • Junkshops can now be used for buffs. (Abi)

General

  • Guilds can now use numbers in their names.
  • Firing a cannon while piloting a walker now puts the pilot in combat.
  • /holster can now be bound. New players (or players who reset their control map) will have it automatically bound.

EiF Patch Notes 07/16/2021

EiF Patch Notes 07/16/2021

General

  • Stability fix for occasional AI crash. (Fingers crossed.)
  • Fixed inability for witches to change face markings after character creation.
  • Added animation to holstering/unholstering. Entering combat with a holstered weapon will not play animations – only using the /holster command will do so.
  • Speeders will now inherit color from their deed when generated.
  • Rotary cannon tweaks.
  • Begun work on special heavy weapon PuPs.
  • Chiss snow armor set added.

EiF Patch Notes – 07/01/2021

Empire Day

  • Empire Day will be live starting on 07/01 and will run through the month of July! New Republic players should report to Hanna City for duty; Imperial players will want to visit Kuat City for orders.
    • PvP event: Speak to your faction’s special forces coordinator to get a holocomm contact. Use your /holocomm to queue up for battle. Retrieve more droids than your enemy from hostile Ewoks to win.
    • PvE event: Speak to your faction’s Defense or Assault Coordinator to get a mission to defend an Ewok village or mercilessly slaughter the primitives.
    • Non-combat event: Speak to your faction’s propaganda officer to get a mission to either plaster a city with propaganda or deface the enemy’s propaganda posters.
    • Racing event: Either travel to the Endor smuggler outpost or speak to your faction’s event coordinator to instantly travel there. Race speederbikes through Endor on a time trial to earn tokens.
  • New prizes are available this year, including speeders, weapons, and decoratives.

General

  • EiF has updated its code base to the latest SWGEmu development code. Some bugs may occur. Please report issues in #bugreports on Discord.
  • /holster has been added to EiF. It will move an equipped weapon to your holster slot, or move a holstered weapon to your hand. By default, a holstered weapon will always force an equipped weapon out of hand.
  • /holocomm now automatically holsters an equipped weapon.
  • Starport ships will no longer show posture changes in the combat tab.
  • Reflective shaders have been updated to be shinier. (Courtesy Borrie)
  • Water shaders have been improved. (Courtesy Borrie)
  • Fixed a number of outstanding clothing occlusion issues.
  • The Duros Jedi NPC has arms again.

Combat 

  • ForceLightningCone1 has had its cost adjusted to allow a full-light Jedi to cast it.
  • Force Choke will no longer hang in the queue if an error occurs.
  • Force Choke will now properly use kinetic damage when checking for PSG resists.
  • EyeShot can now be used while berserk.
  • Min accuracy crystals will now properly apply their stats to the lightsaber.